As Europe's largest mining investment forum, you will hear from some of the greatest leaders in mining, investment, and finance with more than 250 speakers providing the latest market commentary, project updates and insights in tackling the big challenges facing the industry.
Throughout the three-day conference programme, you’ll also hear project updates from more than 100 mining companies, enabling investors to understand management’s vision for the business, the level of financing required, the upsides as well as the risks involved with the project, along with some of the most compelling reasons to invest.
Mr Dobson is a highly accomplished resources executive with more than 30 years’ international experience in senior leadership roles. He has a track record of successfully developing, operating, and transforming mining projects and operations. He holds a degree in Extractive Metallurgy from the WA School of Mines.
Most recently, Mr Dobson was Chief Executive Officer of ASX-listed Heron Resources. He arrived in the role as COVID-19 impacts forced mine closure in early 2020 and established a strategic process leading to the refinancing and resumption of mining operations.
Before that, Mr Dobson worked for six years with Sherritt International Corporation. He was President of the US$8bn Ambatovy nickel operations in Madagascar, which had 7,000 personnel during its transition from early ramp-up to stable operations, and achieved financial completion of the US$2.2bn syndicated bank loan associated with the project. He went on to assume responsibility for Sherritt’s nickel operations in Canada and Cuba.
Prior to this, Mr Dobson held a series of executive leadership and CEO/MD roles with Norilsk Nickel, Lihir Gold, and ASX-listed Kimberley Rare Earths, Anova Metals and Polymetals, where he led the development of the successful White Dam project in South Australia.